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Psychology Clinical Lead Drug & Alcohol - Nepean Hospital - Perm FT

Nepean Blue Mountains, NSW


$127,699.00 - $135,210.00 per annum


  • Bring your flair for clinical leadership
  • Supportive Management Team
  • Rewarding role with scope & responsibility

Applications Close: 17/07/2022

What you'll be doing:
This is a wonderful opportunity to join the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Team as a Senior Clinical Psychologist.

Bring your flair for clinical leadership as you guide and manage a team of psychologists whilst being responsible for the day to day operational management of a Psychology team within Drug & Alcohol located at Nepean Hospital.

In this senior role, you will work in a collaborative and dynamic environment.  With a focus on providing high quality, patient focused, evidence-based psychological assessments, diagnosis and interventions your goal will be to improve the outcomes of patients and families/carers engaged in treatment programs.

Keen to impart your of knowledge and experience, you will need to have Psychology Board supervision status to provide clinical supervision and peer consultation within area of speciality and participate in service planning, reporting and protocol development as required. Critical to your success will be your ability to foster and maintain highly effective working relationships with colleagues, service partners and consumer representative groups as you take charge of this busy role.

An eligibility list may be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD):
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Nepean and Blue Mountains and Lithgow Region.

NBMLHD is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

What we can offer you:
Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession.

Working with NBMLHD Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • Accrued Day Off (ADO) each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Salary Packaging:
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Nepean Blue Mountains Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting Smartsalary via email at or on 1300 476 278.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases:
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

All NSW Health workers are now required to have received 2 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

To be eligible for employment with NBMLHD you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia. If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

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If this position captures your interest, please take a few minutes to learn more about us via, you can review the position description, selection criteria, and other details on how to submit your application. Alternatively, if you have any questions about the role contact James Brown via email at  using the subject line: Psychology Clinical Lead Drug & Alcohol

Job Ad Reference REQ317073
Date Listed 01 July 2022
ContactJames Brown

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